Micah 1:4

And the mountains shall be melted under him, and the valleys shall be split, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Melted. Septuagint, "moved. "(Haydock) Cleft, as it was to swallow up Core, (Numbers xvi. 31.) with the greatest ease.


AD 420
As wax cannot endure the nearness of the fire, and as the waters are carried headlong, so all of the ungodly, when the Lord comes, shall be dissolved and disappear. .

Pachomius the Great

AD 348
On another occasion when he was sitting by himself some place reading the book of the twelve prophets, he came to the prophet Micah. An angel of the Lord appeared to him and asked him about this verse from Micah: “Like water coming down from its source.” He said to him, “What do you think it means?” While he was still puzzling over it, trying to understand, the angel answered, “Theodore, why do you not perceive its meaning? Is it not obvious that it is the water of the river coming down from paradise?” As soon as the angel had said this, he ceased to see him. Life of (Bohairic)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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